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Acton Capital Partners

Acton Capital Partners

Acton Capital Partners is an independent, partner-led specialist investor in internet-based, consumer-oriented businesses.

Acton Capital Partners GmbH is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in investments in seed/start-ups; early venture; mid venture; late venture; growth equity; expansions; organic growth; consolidations; growth by acquisition; PIPEs; and bridge financing. The firm invests in: platforms, software as a service, retail, consumer-oriented businesses in e-commerce, media, and marketplace, Internet advertising, web broadcasts, and cybercasts, online entertainment, diversified telecommunication services, catalog retail, internet-enabled B2C companies, mobile, multiline retail, publishing, and Internet-based sectors.

History

Acton Capital Partners GmbH was founded in April 2008 by Christoph Braun, Frank Seehaus, Jan-Gisbert Schultze and Paul-Bernhard Kallen and is based in Munich, Germany, with an additional office in Berlin, Germany. Since 1999 they have invested more than EUR 350 million in more than 65 Internet-based business models, across four generations of funds. Acton invests worldwide, with a strong focus on Europe and North America.

Investments

Acton invests more than 70 percent in Europe and less than 30 percent in the rest of the world, including North America and the Middle East. The firm seeks to invest new equity capital between €1 million ($1.30 million) and €20 million ($27.41 million) in companies with an enterprise value between €5 million ($6.49 million) and €100 million ($130 million). The firm prefers to take qualified majority stakes and minority stakes in its portfolio companies. Acton has made over 70 investments and raised a total of €520M across 4 funds, one of the latest ones being Heureka Growth Fund II. This fund was announced on Oct 26, 2015, and raised a total of €170M.

Timeline

April 11, 2018

Cluno

€7,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

April 10, 2018

Koio

$3,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

April 4, 2018

COMATCH

€8,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

February 13, 2018

Sofatutor

€3,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES D)

October 11, 2017

HomeToGo

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES C)

September 20, 2017

Mobify

$15,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

September 12, 2017

Zenjob

€5,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

March 30, 2017

Zenjob

€3,000,000

SEED FUND

February 13, 2017

Mobify

VENTURE CAPITAL

December 13, 2016

Chef's Plate

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

October 3, 2016

Iwoca

£21,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES C)

September 19, 2016

Chef's Plate

$4,540,910

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

June 6, 2016

COMATCH

€4,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A

April 14, 2016

HomeToGo

$20,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

April 6, 2016

ELOQUII

$15,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

April 5, 2016

FINANZCHECK.de

€33,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES C)

February 11, 2016

Mobify

$10,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

January 10, 2016

Mambu

€8,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

October 25, 2015

Heureka Growth Fund II

€170M

October 22, 2015

GetSafe

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

July 29, 2015

Iwoca

$20,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

July 28, 2015

Tictail

$22,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

July 1, 2015

HomeToGo

€6,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A

August 25, 2014

Sofatutor

$4,616,683

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES C)

March 24, 2014

Clio

$20,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES C)

December 15, 2013

MyOptique

£8,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES C)

March 19, 2013

Indochino

$13,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

February 25, 2013

windeln.de

$19,600,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

August 31, 2012

Sofatutor

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

July 2, 2012

fashionforhome.com

UNDISCLOSED FUNDING

May 31, 2012

KupiVIP

$38,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES D)

January 29, 2012

Clio

$6,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

May 23, 2011

tolingo translations

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

March 28, 2011

Indochino

$4,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

December 1, 2010

Momox

UNDISCLOSED FUNDING

July 31, 2010

Etsy

$20,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES E)

January 18, 2010

mytheresa_com

VENTURE CAPITAL

April 20, 2009

MyOptique

£10,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

March 31, 2009

Glasses Direct

$14,553,229

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

March 16, 2009

TeamPages

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

June 17, 2008

sevenload

$38,732,500

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

March 31, 2008

Heureka Growth Fund

€150M

March 31, 2008

Indochino

$250,000

VENTURE CAPITAL

December 31, 2007

Etsy

$27,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES D)

December 31, 2007

mokono

UNDISCLOSED FUNDING

October 31, 2007

TeamPages

$500,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES A)

December 31, 2006

Mahalo

$16,000,000

VENTURE CAPITAL (SERIES B)

December 31, 2003

Burda Digital Ventures II

€80M

August 31, 2003

AbeBooks

VENTURE CAPITAL

December 31, 2002

GameDuell

SEED FUND

November 30, 1999

JustBooks

VENTURE CAPITAL

December 31, 1998

Burda Digital Ventures I

€120M

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

BENEDIKT SUDBROCK

GENERAL COUNSEL



CHRISTINA CATANIA





CHRISTOPH BRAUN

MANAGING PARTNER



DAVID FISCHER

ANALYST



Dominik Alvermann

Employee



DOMINIK ALVERMANN

PRINCIPAL



DOMINIQUE KRÖTZ

TEAM ASSISTANT



FRANK SEEHAUS

MANAGING PARTNER



FRITZ OIDTMANN

MANAGING PARTNER



HANNES BLUM

VENTURE PARTNER



JAN-GISBERT SCHULTZE

MANAGING PARTNER



JÖRG WERNET

DIRECTOR FINANCE



JULIUS LÜHR

ANALYST



PAUL-BERNHARD KALLEN

MANAGING PARTNER



SEBASTIAN WOSSAGK

MANAGING PARTNER



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

"Braver in Terms of Technology" - a Talk with Acton Capital Partners - Munich Startup



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Acton Capital Partners - Acton Capital Partners is a leading European late-stage venture capital firm | Startup Ranking



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Acton Capital Partners - CB Insights



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Acton Capital Partners - Heureka Conference



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Acton Capital Partners -- Venture Funds -- Business angels and industry experts - participants of IDCEE.



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Acton Capital Partners | Closing Circle



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Acton Capital Partners | EU-Startups



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Acton Capital Partners | ZoomInfo.com



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Acton Capital Partners garners over $110 mln for second fund - PE Hub

Iris Dorbian

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Acton Capital Partners Investor Profile: Portfolio & Exits | PitchBook



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Acton Capital Partners leads $6 million funding in Chef's Plate



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DLD Conference Finance Partner: Acton Capital Partners



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German late-stage VC Acton closes fresh $200 million fund

Robin Wauters

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Late-stage comeback: Acton Capital Partners in 150M final close of new fund

FredDestin.com

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Tag: Acton Capital Partners



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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Investor Acton Capital Explains What Their Claim 'Growth Driven By Reason' Means

Dec 16, 2016

Mergers and Acquisitions News: Oct. 25, 2018



Nordic Tech Tour 2014 Interview with Sebastian Wossagk, Managing Partner Acton Capital Partners



Nordic Tech Tour 2014 Interview with Sebastian Wossagk, Managing Partner Acton Capital Partners

ul 29, 2014

People of crypto - Aline Vedder



TOA16 - Frank Seehaus Managing Partner at Acton Capital Partners



Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

AbeBooks







Alando













Audibene







blog.de







BS24







Chefs Plate







CHIP







Ciao







Clio







Cluno







Comatch







Computeruniverse







Cyberport







Edelight







ElitePartner







Eloquii







Escapio







Etsy







Fashion For Home







Finanzcheck







Freska







GameDuell







Glasses Direct







HolidayCheck







References